CES 2015: Asus Zenfone 2 and Zenfone Zoom with 4 GB RAM Announced

Asus has today introduced two new smartphones to its Zenfone series, Zenfone 2- world’s first 4 GB RAM in a smartphone and Zenfone Zoom-  a camera phone with 3x zoom optical lens, at CES 2015.

Asus Zenfone 2

Asus Zenfone 2 boasts a 5.5 inch full HD display which amounts to a pixel density of 403 ppi with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 layer on top and ultra thin bezels of 3.3 mm. It also comes with brushed metal finish on its curved back, similar to what we saw on phones like HTC One M8 and LG G3.

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Zenfone 2 is comes in two versions one is clocked at 1.8 GHz coupled with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory. While the second model is clocked at 2.3 GHz Intel Atom Z3580 quad core processor backed by 4 GB RAM and 32 GB or 64 GB internal memory. On the software front, it runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with the latest Zen UI on top.

This smartphone sports a 13 MP rear camera with PixelMaster imaging technology and dual color real tone flash for different skin tones and more accurate colors. It also incorporates a 5 MP front camera onboard for selfies and video chats. Zenfone 2 houses a 3000 mAh battery which uses ASUS’s new fast charging technology to charge up to 60% in 39 minutes.

The device will be available Glacier Gray, Osmium Black, Glamour Red, Ceramic White and Sheer Gold

Asus Zenfone Zoom

Zenfone Zoom is mainly meant for mobile photography with its 3x optical zoom lens. This device flaunts a 5.5 inch full HD display  and powered by 2.3 GHz 64-bit Intel Atom Z3580 quad-core processor coupled with 2/4 GB RAM and 16/32/64/128 GB internal memory.

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It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with Zen UI on top same as Zenfone 2. It houses a 3000 mAh battery inside with no word on talk time or standby time. Zenfone zoom is slightly bigger than Zenfone 2 in measurements and will be available in Meteorite black and Glacier white colors.

On the photography front, Zenfone Zoom sports a 13 MP rear shooter with a narrower aperture of f/2.7 to f/4.8 and laser auto focus. It will be available in Glacier Gray, Osmium Black, Glamour Red, Ceramic White and Sheer Gold.

Key Specifications:

Model Asus Zenfone 2 Asus Zenfone Zoom
Display 5.5 inch full HD display 5.5 inch full HD display
Processor 64-bit Intel Atom Z3580 quad-core 64-bit Intel Atom Z3580 quad-core
Camera 13 MP rear shooter and 5 MP front camera 13 MP rear camera with 3x optical zoom lens
Battery 3000 mAh 3000 mAh battery
RAM 2GB / 4GB 2GB / 4GB
Internal Memory 16 GB/ 32 GB/ 64 GB 16/32/64/128 GB
Dimensions and Weight 152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9 mm and 170 grams 158.9 x 78.8 x 12 mm and 185 grams
Price To be announced To be announced
Dual SIM Yes Yes

Author: Pooja

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